The climate workplace has forecast heavy rain in northern Gujarat and north and north-west Maharashtra at present. Palghar, Thane and Mumbai might be the worst hit, in keeping with the forecast. A cyclonic storm might also hit Andhra Pradesh and Odisha coasts on Saturday morning.
A low-pressure space over the Andaman Sea could develop within the subsequent 12 hours and intensify right into a cyclonic storm over central Bay of Bengal round Friday, the India Meteorological Division, or IMD, mentioned in a climate bulletin at present.
A low-pressure space is more likely to kind over east central Arabian sea off Maharashtra coast in the course of the subsequent 24 hours.
The cyclonic storm which will hit Andhra Pradesh coast and Odisha is more likely to transfer west-northwest and focus right into a despair over southeast and adjoining east-central Bay of Bengal by Thursday, the IMD mentioned.
The IMD forecast “heavy to very heavy rainfall and very heavy falls” at remoted locations over coastal Odisha and “heavy to very heavy” rainfall at remoted locations over adjoining inside districts of Odisha, coastal districts of West Bengal and north coastal Andhra Pradesh.
“It’s seemingly that the north-eastern states additionally expertise enhanced rainfall exercise on December 5-6, with remoted heavy to very heavy rainfall owing to the seemingly northeast-ward motion of the remnant of the system throughout the identical interval,” the IMD mentioned.
Heavy rain in Mumbai often results in massive visitors jam and sometimes disrupts native prepare providers.